A How-To Letter from an Old Scammer to a New Scammer – Lessons for Job Seekers

A How-To Letter from an Old Scammer to a New Scammer - Lessons for Job Seekers

by Chris Durst     Jan. 20, 2017 You may remember the great “Walgreens” scam that we uncovered last year – complete with a copy of my chat messages back and forth with the scammers. (If you didn’t catch it, it’s hysterical and well worth the read: Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3  | Part 4.) […]

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January 20th, 2017

5 Signs of a Work from Home Scam

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By Mike Haaren – Jan. 3, 2017 A new year means new joys, new possibilities, and… new work from home scams! But scammers often use the same core moves, one year to the next. You can protect yourself if you know what to look for. Here are five signs of work from home scams that […]

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January 3rd, 2017

Work from Home SCAM ALERT – Gift Wrapping and Re-Packaging

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by Chris Durst     Oct. 11, 2016 Well, dear Rat Race Rebels, even though there are thousands of legitimate work from home jobs (as you’ve seen if you spend time on our site), there are still far too many con artists who want to scam their way into your wallets. It’s that time of year when […]

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October 11th, 2016

FINAL Walgreens Boots Alliance Scam UPDATE – INVESTIGATION

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by Chris Durst     Sep. 27, 2016 Wow! So much to share, dear Rebels! I was just called, “the BIGGEST FOOL IN AMERICA,” by our scammer friend! Seriously, you’re going to love this installment. Also… there is a CALL TO ACTION at the end of this post! I want your help making the scammer crazy(ier)! The […]

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September 27th, 2016

Anatomy of a Work from Home Scam – VIDEO

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SEE VIDEO BELOW! by Chris Durst While there are many legitimate work from home jobs, there are, unfortunately, many more scams. In the work from home workshops we designed for the US Department of State and the US Armed Services, we walk participants through a scam case study — essentially taking a look at the […]

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June 5th, 2016

Spams, Scams & Junk: This Week’s Scoundrel Alert – 4/13/16

Spams, Scams & Junk: This Week's Scoundrel Alert - Real Work from Home Jobs - www.RatRaceRebellion.com

By Chris Durst As part of the Rat Race Rebellion site overhaul, we’ll be posting weekly notices about the SPAM and SCAM emails that land in our email inboxes each week. We’ll try to keep subject matter to work from home related issues, but occasionally there are some off-topic emails that are just so “yucky” […]

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April 13th, 2016

3 Big Mistakes of Home Based-Job Seekers

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By Chris Durst A wide range of people would love to work from home. Home-based moms, burnt-out commuters, “hip digitals,” people with disabilities, boomers looking to supplement retirement funds — the list goes on. But we see the same job-hunting mistakes cropping up often. Here are three of the most common errors that home based-job […]

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5 Signs of a Mystery Shopping Scam

By Chris Durst There are many legitimate mystery shopping jobs, but the scams continue to victimize the unwary. Here are five signs that the offer you’re looking at is a scam: 1. It involves wiring funds. I list this first because it’s a huge red flag. No legitimate mystery shopping hirer is going to ask you to […]

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From the Work from Home Email Bag – FTC Gives Refunds to Scammed Job Seekers

By Mike Haaren Sept. 12, 2012 Dear Rat Race Rebellion: I’m embarrassed to say that I got scammed with a work-at-home job I found online. The ad said that I could make money by doing Google searches, and that a kit would show me how. I paid for the kit, but never received anything. My […]

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March 23rd, 2016

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